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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 31, 1976, High Point, North Carolina High Point Enterprise tuesday August 31, 1976 3anew River residents Happy with Senate vote mail Coupon now for More information name address City. Phone Benbow Parks leasing inc. . Drawer 3s6 Kernersville . 77284 by the associated press while officials of appalachian Power co. Mulled filing suit against the Federal government and complained about Congress giving in to a a vociferous minority of environmentalists a residents along the new River and their supporters whooped with Joy monday. To those who fought to save the new River from the proposed dam project mondays Senate vote showed that the democratic process can work that average people can be heard Over special interests. A it reconfirmed Peoples Faith in the american system of government. We found out that if people work hard enough and fight hard enough somebody a going to listen a said Thomas b. Fowler of Crumpler . He a principal of Healing Springs elementary school which would have been flooded had the dam project not been blocked. A a without Congress we have done it a he said adding a without us they probably would t have done North Carolina gov. Jim Holshouser who was part of the bipartisan Effort to save the River said the Victory is a a demonstration of what can be done when the Peoples elected officials Are willing to stand up for the Peoples interests against the special Holshouser called the vote a one of the three or four most satisfying and memorable Days in his 14 years in politics. North Carolina atty. Gen. Rufus Edmisten whose lawsuits helped delay the project Long enough for Congress to put North Carolina s new River in the Federal wild and Scenic River system and protect it from the dam project was also jubilant. In Washington to make sure favourable senators showed up to vote Edmisten said a it shows that a few people in one Section of the country can object to something and get Hamilton Horton who headed the National committee for the new River said the 69-16 Senate vote in favor of the Bill a should put an end to 14 years of sleepless nights for the people up in the the vote a is one for the history books three Little Mountain counties whipping the Al Cio the Federal Power commission and the world s largest Power officials of appalachian Power co a the subsidiary of american electric Power co which had sought to build the dams were clearly miffed speaking from Roanoke Abill Mcclung a company spokesman said a the senat Tias bowed to the cry of a vociferous minority of environmentalists in passing this legislation. It raises serious doubts As to the future of any hydroelectric projects that May be licensed by the pc Quot the . Constitution forbids taking valuable property such As the company a License without just compensation. He said adding a in due course we will Institute recover the value of our he did not set a Price but a company spokesman once threatened to sue for $500 million if the project were blocked another proponent of the project lamented the action Dan Murray an attorney in Alleghany county said he was disappointed. He had represented the local business interests which had favored construction of the dams a it s a real Victory for the environmentalists they deserve it they worked hard for it a Murray said. A but the people who lose Are the people in Ashe and Alleghany who have incomes below the poverty level or until wednesday to a Ess s of ooo., occluded Minim s s = National of admit St a i c i no a a us dept pm j Kissinger to push Vorster Cloudy wednesday a touch of autumn came to North Carolina As August ended. Sunny skies were expected today and increasing cloudiness is the Outlook for forecast North Carolina sunny today except for some increasing cloudiness Over the Western portion this afternoon highs in upper 70s to near 80. Increasing cloudiness West and fair East tonight. Lows in 50s and Low 60s. Partly Cloudy near the coast otherwise mostly Cloudy wednesday with some rain developing in the mountains later in the Day highs in the 70s mountains ranging to Low and mid 80? along the coast. South Carolina mostly sunny and warm today fair and mild tonight. Wednesday partly Cloudy and continued warm High both Days in the 80s Low tonight in the 60s except 50s Northwest portion 3-Day forecast North Carolina extended Outlook for thursday through saturday Chance of rain Over state thursday ending along coast Friday fair saturday highs Low 80s except mid to upper 70s mountains. Lows Low to mid 60s except mid to upper 50s mountains temperatures 24 Houri ending 7 a m. St station h l or Asheville p c 78 49 Augusta Clr 8b 63 Charleston p c 85 66 Charlotte Clr 83 54 Columbia Clr 86 57 Greensboro p c 77 49 g c. Clr 82 55 Euleigh Clr 79 49 Savannah cloy 88 70 97 Wilmington p it 82 59 tonight. The first Day of september should be mostly Cloudy the High temperature today was forecast to be in the upper 70s the Low tonight should be in the upper 50s. And wednesdays High is expected to be in the Low 80s Chance of rain is practically nil through tonight and 20 per cent wednesday. By Barry Schweid associated press writer Washington a Secretary of state Henry a Kissinger is expected to use his talks this weekend with South african prime minister John Vorster to prod South Africa to Speed its timetable for granting Independence to Namibia sources Here said Kissinger will try to persuade Vorster that a time is running out for avoiding the escalation of guerrilla warfare in Namibia which South Africa controls and in Rhodesia. The meeting with Vorster will be held in Zurich Switzerland. Sept 4-6. The meeting could be a prelude to a Kissinger trip to Black african states As Welt As South Africa the u n. Security Council introducing. Parks leasing inc. 140 and route 66 in Kernersville . 272-8604 or 993-2101 that s what Parks offers on every leasing Deal whether your needs Are one Economy car or an entire Fleet of trucks and cars. Well give you More for your Money. See what value really Means Call Toda i has set today As the deadline for South Africa to begin the Transfer of Power in Namibia to the territory a 800,000 Blacks. Indications Are that the deadline will pass unobserved. State department officials said Kissinger will make his decision on further travels following a review with British officials of the talks with Vorster. Both Rhodesia and South Africa Are former members of the British Commonwealth along with the United states the British have tried to encourage Rhodesia s White minority government to negotiate a transition in political Power to the Black majority informed sources Here say there is still no signal from prime minister Ian Smith that he is prepared to yield Power within two years of talks with rhodesian Black liberation lists. Kissinger intends to warn him. Through Vorster that there is a growing risk of warfare in the Region with thousands of cuban troops North of the namibian Border in Angola at the same time the sources said Kissinger will emphasize to Vorster that a proposal to make Namibia Independent by the end of 1978 is inadequate. Beyond that the United states is committed to a political role in the territory s future for the militant South Westi Africa people s organization Swap. No jobs at All. It would have helped them tremendously a just the jobs building the dams would have made a big difference in the Economy. Then the housing Industry would have picked up Industry might have come in it does no to affect me personally. I be got other things i can do for a living but lots of people done to he said Joy was great in the Valley however As soon As he Learned the news the Rev Hal Eaton went to Mouth of Wilson and told the residents Mouth of Wilson is a Village just North of the Virginia North Carolina Border which would have been wiped out by the dams. A we re very Happy. We Hope that will be the end. His wife said. Like Eaton. Independence va., storekeeper Kicky Anderson was Happy to learn that his efforts to save the River succeeded Anderson had led delegations to Washington to lobby for the Bill and once they picketed the Al Cion a National Headquarters because organized labor was backing the dam project a it looks like All those trips Are going to pay off. It feels great. This store would have been under 54 feet of water Anderson and his backers paid their own expenses. Anderson 28. Said he s lived with uncertainty since the ninth Grade his store has a Leaky roof and Tor the last five years he has delayed doing anything about it. Fearing the store would soon be taken from him a now maybe we can make a few plans take a Little More Pride in what we he said there were some reservations in the jubilation though Harold Stanley would not be directly affected but he of pose the project from the beginning because he was an Ashe county commissioner and believed it was his duty to oppose it a i d like to see All the cards on the table i done to Trust american electric Power a he said wondering aloud what actions the firm May be planning the Best Doest have to Cost the most Quot 1i t i rtt a in a t a i to or Western sizzling Steak House 800 n. 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